The Extensions Specialists Fern
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Fern, SL8 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Fern
Most extensions are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders Contractors in London?
- Specialists in extensions in extensions area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:home improvement near Fern, SL8 5
kitchen renovation near Well End, SL8 5
kitchen refurbishment near Little Marlow, SL7 3
house refurbishments near Sheepridge, SL7 3
garage conversion near Bourne End, SL8 5
garage conversion near Cores End, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Wooburn, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
kitchen renovation near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
house renovation near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of